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IG Forex Broker Review

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IG Forex

Founded in 1974 as the first company of our kind, we’ve been at the forefront of our industry ever since. We now serve clients all over the world, from offices in 13 countries.

Broker Information

  • Company Name: IG Group
  • Founded: 1974
  • Country: UK

Broker Services

  • Regulators: FCA
  • Leverage: 1:700
  • US Clients: No
  • Funding Methods: Wire Transfer, credit card, Web Money
  • Pairs Offered: 90+

Platform Info

  • Platform: IG Proprietary and MT4
  • Web Based: Yes
  • Mobile Trading: Yes


  • Founded in 1974 and headquartered in London;
  • Began with spread betting and then pioneered online trading;
  • Expanded from the UK to 17 sales locations around the globe;
  • FCA and multi-jurisdictional regulatory oversight and compliance across the globe;
  • On the London stock exchange, member of FTSE 250;
  • North American Derivatives Exchange (Nadex) accepts U.S. traders (Check the website for restrictions);
  • Free demo account with Standard or Professional account classification;
  • Access to 10,000 asset offerings spanning all markets, including spot forex, stocks and CFDs in currency pairs, indices, stocks, commodities, bonds and precious metals (over 90 major, minor, and exotic currency pairs);
  • Proprietary award winning web-based trading platform with extensive feature set and mobile apps;
  • Other specialized platforms may appeal to professional traders that prefer direct market access (DMA) or Metatrader4 protocols;
  • Tight spreads vary by asset choice and type of trading protocol  – EUR/USD spread can be as low as 0.8 pips;
  • DMA platform matches orders with liquidity providers at variable pricing formats;
  • Extensive library of training, educational, and support materials;
  • Professional support personnel available “24X5” when markets are open;
  • Extensive list of industry awards that highlight excellence in all areas.

Contact Details

IG Markets Limited. ABN 84 099 019 851, AFSL 220440. Derivatives issuer licence in New Zealand, FSP No. 18923

New clients: +61 (3) 9860 1799

Clients: +61 (3) 9860 1734 or +44 2078 960079

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